The delivery of outstanding legal services is made possible by the dedication and talent of our legal and professional business staffs. In fact, they make up nearly half of all employees at the firm.

We may be a big firm, but all of our members work in tight-knit teams. Guided by our Core Competencies of excellence, drive, engagement, and collaboration, and our culture of exceptional client service, we foster an environment where knowledge and innovation are shared. We are committed to providing growth opportunities for our staff, which in turn helps us find creative ways to help our clients reach their goals.

Professional Legal Staff

Morgan Lewis offers its professional legal staff challenging work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Our professional legal staff members work under the direct supervision of lawyers in all practice areas of the firm. Many of our professional legal staff members have frequent interactions with clients and co-counsel, and handle significant factual research and document drafting.

Orientation and basic technical skills training programs are provided for all incoming professional legal staff members, and we have created robust mentor programs across a number of our larger practice areas. As a professional legal staff member, you will have the opportunity to attend in-house lawyer training programs as well as continuing education opportunities offered outside the firm. Morgan Lewis encourages professional legal staff to participate in public interest, civic, and charitable activities as well.

ML LawPath

ML LawPath is a comprehensive program that combines substantive law firm experience with practical, hands-on training and professional development opportunities.

Professional Business Staff

The quality and nature of the support our lawyers receive is fundamental to achieving excellence in client service. Our goal is the delivery of the same high-quality service and support to our internal clients as we provide to our external clients.

Integrity, excellence, teamwork, and service—these core values guide us in our everyday interactions and are the bedrock of our success as a law firm.

To achieve this, our professional business staff teams include dedicated specialists in a variety of fields, including financial services, human resources, information technology, data analytics, business operations, marketing and communications, and business development.

We are proud of our organization—and we know that we have achieved our success through the dedication and talent of all our employees. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with an outstanding group of highly qualified individuals, we invite you to explore a career at Morgan Lewis.

Benefits & Compensation

Morgan Lewis offers attractive benefits and competitive salaries. Our compensation structure rewards exceptional performance and recognizes the talent and experience that our people gain with each year of service.

We are committed to offering the best and most comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical coverage, with a variety of plans
  • Health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Domestic partner coverage
  • Parental leave
  • Vacation and holiday leave
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Income protection, including sick leave, salary continuation, and long-term disability


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